Greetings From Woodbridge

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WHS Ecology Club work to clean-up the Sewaren waterfront. 

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The Woodbridge E-News is your direct link to all of the news, events, programs and happenings in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey. 

Just around the corner is another Summer of spectacular Township events! We're putting the final touches on an exciting line-up for the Mayor's Summer Concert series:  Monday Night ‘Doo Wop & Oldies!’   Tribute Band Tuesday!  Woodbridge Wednesday concerts at Parker Press Park!  Local Band Thursday at Tanzman Park.  Friday Jazz in Avenel!  Country Sunday at Parker Press Park!  Music-On-Main Street!  Plan to shop the Farmers’ Market.  The Independence Day Fireworks extravaganza “blasts-off” on July 3 from Alvin Williams Park in Sewaren!!!  Don’t forget about the Barron Arts Center’s concerts, exhibits and the annual BarronFest Art Festival.  Taste of Woodbridge arrives in October... and there is much, much more to come.

Visit us at: www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us for all of the Woodbridge events, programs and happenings.

See You Around Town
Mayor John E. McCormac

Music on Main Presents: 

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Music on main

The popular Music on Main Street concert series returns Saturday with CARL PALMER:  ELP LEGACY... LIVE on-stage at 7:30 PM at The Theatre @ Woodbridge Middle School (525 Barron Avenue). Music on Main Street - presented by Mayor John E. McCormac, the Woodbridge Township Department of Recreation and the Woodbridge Committee for the Arts - features top-name entertainment performing an incredible line-up of folk, rock, blues, soul, jazz, and more!!!  Tickets: $35.00 at the Door.  Visit: www.WoodbridgeArtsNJ.org for tickets and concert information.


Multi Cultural day

Multi-Cultural Day Festival & New Citizen “Oath-of-Allegiance”
Woodbridge Township is proud to host the annual Multi-Cultural Day Festival at the Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) on Saturday (April 21.)  The festival features multi-cultural exhibits, food, dance, music and cultural performances presented by residents and neighbors representing more than a dozen different cultures and ethnicities that live and work in Woodbridge.  As part of Multi-Cultural Day, Woodbridge will welcome 25 new U.S. citizens from around the globe as they take the “Oath-of-Allegiance” to the United States at a special ceremony administered by the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services.  Citizenship ceremony is set for 10:00 AM in the WCC Auditorium.

Earth Day

Earth & Arbor Day Celebration                                        Plan to attend Woodbridge Township’s Earth & Arbor Day celebration and tree planting ceremony on Saturday (April 21) outside the Woodbridge Community Center (WCC).  This year’s Earth & Arbor Day celebration gets underway at 10:00 AM and includes “green” displays by environmental companies and local businesses, FREE give-away’s of tree seedlings, flower seeds and other “green” items  (while supplies last).  The Earth & Arbor Day festival also includes information on the importance of recycling, energy-saving seminars and information, and a special Earth Day program for children.  At 11:00 AM, the Woodbridge Environmental Commission celebrates Arbor Day with the planting of blossoming Redspire Pear trees along WCC Drive – an annual event that signifies the important role trees play in keeping the Township environment clean and smog-free.

Woodbridge Youth Volunteers To Be Recognized for Community Service


Plan to meet the Woodbridge Township leaders of tomorrow when Mayor John E. McCormac and the Municipal Council present the Annual Mayor’s Youth Volunteer Awards on Sun., April 29 at the Woodbridge Community Center (WCC).  This year, 50 Woodbridge Township young adults will receive the 2018 Mayor’s Youth Volunteer Award for distinguished community service - volunteer service includes church and community, peer tutors, athletic coaches, hospital aides, clothing and food drive coordinators, first aid and fire squad members, serving and assisting area homeless, and many more initiatives.

Tooling Around the Township Set for Sat., April 28


Tooling Around the Township is Sat., April 28, 2018.  The annual Township-wide “fix-up” day targets home repair projects for eligible Senior and handicapped residents.  We’re taking applications for home “fix-it” projects and signing-up volunteers.  Want to nominate a house for repair... volunteer... donate services... or sponsor a home repair project???  Call the Mayor’s Office at: 732-602-6015.  Email: tooling@twp.woodbridge.nj.us.  Or visit us on the Township web page.

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“Buy Local” Shopping this weekend... Download the Woodbridge NOW APP...  It’s FREE... It’s Easy... It’s Everything Woodbridge


Planning on shopping the best Woodbridge “Buy Local” stores this weekend???  Looking to find out what’s happening in Town???  Download the Woodbridge NOW APP for all of the best shopping deals, rewards and specials!!!  The Woodbridge NOW APP Is FREE!!!  And, it’s the best source for what’s happening in Woodbridge.  Stay connected with just one touch.  Visit www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

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Friends of the Libraries Book Sale Returns - April 27, 28 & 29

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Book Sale

The “Friends of the Woodbridge Public Library” will hold their annual Book Sale Spectacular on Fri., Sat. & Sun., April 27, 28 & 29 at the Woodbridge Main Library.  Mystery.  Romance.  Drama.  Travel.  Cooking.  The Classics.  Poetry… Everything is “Off the Shelf and On the Table.”  Book lovers and readers of all ages will have the opportunity to explore tables of books to find that special treasure.  Hardcover: $1.00.  Paperback: $.50.  CDs, DVDs, VHS, Record Albums and Cassettes.  Books on Tape & CD’s.  Daily Book Specials.  Find that rare gem of literature or just a great novel for the beach.  There is always a huge selection of “vintage” books on sale at the Friends of the Libraries Book Sale.  Tell a Friend.  Bring a Friend.  Become a Friend to the Library.  Stop by the Woodbridge Main Library on Thurs., April 26 for the “Friends & Members” Preview from 4:00-9:00 PM.  Shop the Book Sale on Fri., April 27 & Sat., April 28 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Sun., April 29 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM - Sunday is Bag Day.  Buy a $5.00 “Friends” Bag & Fill It With All Your Favorite Book Selections.

WCC Summer Camps are Filling-Up Fast... Sign-Up NOW!!!

ATTENTION PARENTS!!!  If you’re looking for that really cool Summer Camp... then look no further.  The all-new WCC Summer Camp offers more camping alternatives than any other camp in the region.  Check out the exciting swim camp at the Highland Grove Swim Club & Spray Park in Fords.  The Recreation Department’s Summer Camps return to Merrill Park in Colonia with expanded Specialty Sports Camps for soccer, baseball, basketball and the hugely popular Multi-Sports camp – all camps offer in-depth individualized sport coaching  from swimming to skating... arts & crafts... sports & specialty camps - there’s a camp for every child and every interest.  So, before time runs out, stop-by the WCC at 600 Main Street and sign-up your campers for the best - and most affordable - Summer Camp experience anywhere.  The camps always fill-up quickly, so don’t miss the “early bird” special.  The professional WCC Summer Camp staff is waiting for YOU!!!  Visit www.njwcc.com to learn more about the WCC Summer Camp Program.          

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“Spring Into Spring” with a WCC Membership
          Make Family Fitness Fun with a Family Membership


“Spring Into Spring” with a new WCC Membership.  Explore the all-new Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) - Woodbridge Township’s community, recreation, entertainment, fitness/sport and cultural center.   WCC membership packages are available in all shapes and sizes.  Check out the Family Membership or an Individual Membership.  Join in March and receive a FREE WCC Gift with Paid Membership!!!  We’re betting that you’ll discover that the WCC is the perfect place for family fun and fitness.


The WCC is at the leading edge of what’s hot in the health, wellness and fitness industry – we’re going strong and getting in shape with the popular LesMills “Group Effect” exercise classes and personal training program.  The WCC also offers a full aquatics program with swim lessons for all ages, a competitive swim team, roller and ice skating lessons, ice hockey, open skate sessions, weight and aerobic center, personal training & fitness programs, a full-court gymnasium, basketball court, indoor track, and so much more.  Perfect your swing – baseball or softball - at the 3-cage batting center.  And, after taking batting practice, tee-off at SkyLine Mini-Golf - the best and most challenging mini-golf course in Central Jersey.

The WCC also hosts Corporate/Office outings and Birthday, Anniversary, Project Graduation, or any party for that special occasion.  Your special event party comes with the full-service, in-house WCC Café and catering.  Contact our Membership Services Coordinator at 732-596-4196.  Visit our webpage at: www.njwcc.com.  See us on Facebook.  Or stop-by the WCC at 600 Main Street, Woodbridge.  You’ll be glad you did!!!

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Now Playing:  WB Weekend Events

See What’s on the Event Calendar This Weekend


Woodbridge Addiction Recovery Mentors (W.A.R.M.) is hosting a Karaoke Party at the W.A.R.M. Recovery Center, 290 Old Road, Port Reading from 7:00 to 11:00 PM.  Come to the Recovery Center to learn about the resources available for all stages of recovery.  Have fun.  Make some friends.   And experience the support.  Sponsored by the Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services and the Office of Addiction Services.  For confidential information contact the Office of Addiction Services at 732-596-4199 or visit

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Colonia 5K Race/Walk & Chris Jantas Fun Run
Line-Up for the starting gun at the Chris Jantas 5K Race/Walk & Fun Run in Colonia on Sat., April 21.  Race Start/Finish at St. John Vianney Church/School on Inman Ave.  Fun Run at 8:30 AM.  5K Race/Walk at 9:00 AM.  

Colonia High School Marching Patriots Band Parents 5th Annual Tricky Tray.  Doors Open at 6:00 PM.  Drawing starts at 7:30 PM.  Admission: $15.00 (Includes One sheet of Level 1 tickets and refreshments.)  Colonia High School, 180East Street, Colonia.

See What’s Coming to the WB Event Calendar...
Save-The-Date:  Plan to join the Relay-For-Life team at one (or all) of their upcoming fundraisers!!

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April 26
Relay-For-Life visits the Hand & Stone Massage & Facial Spa (789 St. Georges Ave.) for a very special pampering session.  $25.00 per person (limit of 25).  Reservations a Must.  Call Tammy at 732-841-480 to reserve your space today.

April 28
Relay-For-Life hosts “Melee-For-Life” – a Gaming Tournament event.  Super Smash Bros. Melee.  $15.00 E$vent Entry fee.  Reserve your seat.  RetroRelived, 1061 NJ-34, Matawan.  Call 732-970-3731 or contactus@retrorelived.com to Register.  All proceeds benefit Relay-For-Life.


May 6
Strike Out Cancer & Save Lives.  Majestic Lanes (525 Rt. 9 North, Hopelawn).  Register your team today.  Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society – Relay-For-Life of Woodbridge.

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